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T-Mobile Confirms Windows Phone 7.8 Update NOT Coming To Lumia 710

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With a quick three sentence statement, T-Mobile confirms the worst fears of Lumia 710 owners as they officially state aWindows Phone 7.8 update will not happen. Originally discovered through an email response from Nokia sent to a Lumia 710 owner inquiring about the update directly from the manufacturer, T-Mobile had yet to confirm the news through their own support forums. With the below statement, T-Mobile indirectly ends the lifespan … [read full article]

Has T-Mobile Passed On The Windows Phone 7.8 Update For The Lumia 710?

As Microsoft unveiled Windows Phone 8 to the world, they dropped word that none of the current devices on the market would receive the fancy new update. Instead, Microsoft would introduce Windows Phone 7.8, a pseudo-combination of some of the best of Windows Phone 8 combined with the current platform of 7.5. Most important was the addition of the new live tiles, and sizable tiles for a customizable home screen and more. Unfortunately, … [read full article]

Good News For Windows Phone Owners Reliant On Gmail As Google Extends ActiveSync

Some good news for Windows Phone and Gmail users as Google confirmed an extension for its Google Sync product originally set to terminate tomorrow. The extension allows Exchange ActiveSync to continue for Gmail users until July 31st, 2013, a six month reprieve for Windows Phone users. Along with the Google announcement, Microsoft announced it will support Google’s new CalDAV and CardDAV systems syncing both contacts and calendars. Microsoft says the unveiling of … [read full article]

Nokia Wants To Broaden Profile At AT&T, Verizon, And T-Mobile

Nokia’s efforts to revitalize their smartphone business will continue in 2013 with efforts to “broaden the portfolio with AT&T, Verizon and T-Mobile.” Chris Weber, Nokia’s executive vice president of sales and marketing says the company is focused on building those relationships. “We constantly evaluate, in the U.S. market or whatever market, what partners we’re with,” he said. “Right now our focus is really on broadening the portfolio with AT&T, Verizon and T-Mobile.” During an … [read full article]

T-Mobile Delays Windows Phone 8X Update To “Perform A Few Tweaks”

A bit of bad news for Windows Phone 8X owners hoping to see a software update go live today as T-Mobile announces they are pushing it back. A T-Mobile support forums moderator indicated that T-Mobile, HTC and Microsoft were pulling the plug on todays update and working to “perform a few tweaks” before rolling it out: “I know you were eagerly anticipating a new software update today and I wanted to … [read full article]

Upcoming Windows Phone 8X Software Update Will Address Bug Fixes

Windows Phone 8X owners should be on the lookout for an upcoming software update hitting your device beginning tomorrow and addressing a number of bug-related issues. On December 19, a software update to OS version 8.0.10211.204 and firmware version 1532.20.20004.531 will be released for the Windows Phone 8X by HTC. The software update, which will be available by Over The Air (OTA), will help address a few bugs, including issues with Bluetooth, … [read full article]

T-Mobile’s Full Smartphone/Tablet Holiday Lineup Now Available

Barring any wild and unforeseen releases of which we don’t expect any, T-Mobile’s complete smartphone and tablet holiday lineup is now available. With the launch of the Galaxy Tab 2 10.1,” Windows Phone 8X, Nokia Lumia 810, Nexus 4 this week joining the release of the Galaxy Note II and LG Optimus L9, T-Mobile is now ready to offer something for everyone this season. As an … [read full article]

(Updated) Wirefly Offers Up Great Pricing On Windows Phone 8X, Lumia 810

Update: The very same deals are offered through Target’s Mobile Store which is powered by Simplexity, the same company that operates Wirefly.  If you’re looking to score a deal on the newly launched Windows Phone 8X and Lumia 810, Wirefly might be the best place to look. Right now the Windows Phone 8X is available for $129 on both new lines and qualifying upgrades. The Lumia 810[read full article]